Lagos - The ruling party has officially congratulated the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on his appointment.
“The People's Democratic Party holds the office of the Emir of Kano in very high esteem. We therefore give the new Emir our prayers and urge him to ensure that the sanctity of the throne and the traditional institution are absolutely guarded and preserved," PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, said.
He could not be drawn into the controversy his party was involved this past weekend in the moments leading to Sanusi's appointment.
The party was earlier accused of instigating violence in the state by initially sending a congratulatory message to another front runner before Kano State Government made the announcement.
Metuh stated nonetheless PDP expected the new Emir to remain non-partisan, which is deserving of the exalted and revered office, he has ascended.
“We are very much aware that his status has changed and we pray the Almighty Allah, who alone confers authority, to grant him the wisdom and good health to lead his people to peace and prosperity," the ruling party wrote it its congratulatory statement.
- CAJ News
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